Counter-intuitive strategy staves off postprandial hypotension

Going for a walk instead of resting after eating may be all it takes to dramatically reduce the incidence of postprandial hypotension in older people, say Australian researchers.

A qualitative study by researchers at the University of Adelaide suggests encouraging patients with postprandial hypotension to do some form of low-intensity activity after eating decreases their risk of a fall.

The benefits can be sustained for two hours after eating if the